"Live from Lincoln Center" Sets Broadcast Dates for Patina Miller and James Naughton's American Songbook Concerts
21 Jan 2014
Photo by Monica Simoes
The American Songbook Series concerts offered by Tony Award winners Patina Miller and James Naughton, as well as songwriter Jason Isbell will be broadcast as part of "Live from Lincoln Center" this spring.
Five-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Porgy and Bess, Master Class, Ragtime) will host the 39th season of "Live from Lincoln Center," which is broadcast on PBS stations nationwide.
Miller, a Tony Award winner for Pippin, will present a concert that promises "a wide range of music from classic R&B to Broadway’s best." Directed by Annette Jolles, it will air March 28 at 9 PM.
Chicago and City of Angels Tony winner Naughton will offer "The Songs of Randy Newman," to be broadcast April 4 at 9 PM. Also presented will be an evening with country singer-songwriter Isbell, April 4 at 9 PM.
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!